Car bursts into flames while sitting in driveway

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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A couple of residents of the Bessemer neighborhood are safe Saturday after a large car fire early Saturday morning.

Police say the homeowners woke up to the sound of tires exploding and found the hood of their car engulfed in flames. The vehicle was parked in their driveway, but firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the home.

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. in the 2100 block of Routt Avenue.

The first is now being investigated as arson.